Broadway Limited #4434 Streamlined PRR K4s #3768 1936 Version Later DGLE Paint w/Sound&DCC

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Scale HO
Number 4434
Manufacturer Broadway Limited
A number of K4s locomotives had streamlining applied over the years. All were later removed restoring the locomotives to their original appearance. In February 1936 locomotive #3768 was clad in a shroud designed by famed industrial designer Raymond Loewy. This highly concealing enveloping streamlined casing hid most of the functionality of the steam locomotive leading to its nickname of “The Torpedo” by train crews. At first the locomotive was not painted in standard Dark Green Locomotive Enamel (DGLE) but instead in a bronze color. It was later refinished in DGLE. A matching tender ran on unusual six-wheel trucks. Like most streamlined steam locomotives the shrouds impeded maintenance and the covers over the wheels were later removed. For a time the locomotive was the preferred engine for the Broadway Limited train. We’re proud to offer this iconic steam locomotive to our serious PRR modelers. FEATURES • NEW Paragon3 Sound & Operation System FEATURING ROLLING THUNDERTM with Authentic Sounds and Prototypical Operation in both DC and DCC environments • Factory Installed Engineer / Fireman Figures • Synchronized Puffing Smoke with each Chuff • Variable Puffing Smoke Intensity and Timing • Locomotive Composition Die Cast Body with Die Cast Chassis • Tender Composition Die Cast Body with Die Cast Chassis • Couplers (2) Operating Kadee® or Compatible • Compatible Tracks Code 70 83 100 Rail • Equipped with Traction Tires • Minimum Operating Radius 18 in or greater
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Item # 4434
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Scale HO
Roadnumber May Vary No
Trains Steam Locomotives
Engine Style 4-6-2 - Pacific - K4
Engine Electronics DCC And Sound
Road Name Pennsylvania - PRR - Penn